Trans* Education Summit
Trans* Education Summit
Description: The mission of the Trans* Education Conference is to give educators, counselors, and administrators the tools and information they need to ensure their schools are safe and welcoming environments for transgender students. Starting with the basics of what gender and gender identity are, the conference will cover the experience of transgender individuals, the unique issues they may face, and how cis-gender individuals can be better allies to the transgender community. Attendees will leave with all the tools they need to help continuing to make Iowa a welcoming place for transgender individuals.
Time, Date and Location:
Friday, November 17, 2017, 8AM-3PM
101 East Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am to 9:45 am
Opening Panel: Parent Voices: Experiences from Parents of Trans* Students
9:45 am to 10:00 am - Break
10:00 am to 10:50 am
Workshop 1a: Trans* Voices in Iowa
Workshop 1b: Gender in School: Working with Students at the Elementary Level
Workshop 1c: Mental Health in the Trans* Community
10:50 am to 11:05 am - Break + Exhibitors
11:05 am to 11:55 am
Workshop 2a: What Works?: Creating Policy in Larger Districts
Workshop 2b: What (Not) to Say and When (Not) to Say It: Being an Ally in the Classroom
Workshop 2c: Victim Advocacy: Culturally Competent Service Provision
11:55 am to 12:45 am
Lunch and School Legal Responsibility Panel
12:45 am to 1:00 pm - Break + Exhibitors
1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
Workshop 3a: What Works?: Creating Policy in Rural Districts
Workshop 3b: The Transitioning Process with Dr. Joe
Workshop 3c: Homeless and Transgender: Providing Service to Transgender Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
1:50 pm to 2:05 pm - Break + Exhibitors
2:05 pm to 2:55 pm
Workshop 4a: Working with Trans* Students in the Classroom: A How-To
Workshop 4b: What is Gender Fluidity?
Workshop 4c: Human Trafficking: Service Provision for Transgender Trafficking Victims
$85 - Registration (No Credit)
$125 - Registration (License Renewal Credit or CEUs)
We will reach out to those who register for License Renewal/CEU credit with more information.
Refunds: All registrations are nonrefundable. Registrations can be transferred to a different name for those who cannot attend.
For any questions, please call 515-381-0588.